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to itionBaiVs^yosis. LONDON, Dec. 9. IN our last we gave a telegraphic dispatch, from Spain, announcing that Olozaga, the Prime Mi- nister, had been dismissed, and, as a consequence, the other Members of the Cabinet had tendered their resignations, which her Majesty had accepted. The Her a! do states that on the defeat of M. Lopez, the Ministerial Candidate for the Presidency of the Cortes, Olozaga demanded the dissolution of the Cortes, to which her Majesty having objected, he shut himself up in the Queen's apartment, and ab- solutely seized her hand, aud forced her to sign the decree of dissolution. Later accounts state that Olozaga denies the truth of the statement in the Heraldo of his having used violence to the Queen, and has directed proceedings to be taken against the publisher of the calumny.—On the 1st inst., v M. Gonzales Bravo, who had been appointed Mi- nister, entered the Chamber of Deputies, and read, the minutes of the Declaration signed by her Ma- jesty, stating that violence had been used to obtain her signature to the decree of dissolution. Duriug its reading by the Secretary, M. Olozaga made his appearance, and was saluted with numerous Vivas" on the one side, and with murmurs and opprobrious epithets by another portion of the assembly, i he President, having vainly endeavoured to restore silence, put on his hat, and the sitting was sus- pended. The greatest disorder followed. The tumult having at last subsided, the President again took the chair, and all the Deputies returned to their places. A long discussion then ensued as to I whether M. Olozaga, as he had been dismissed by the Crown, could or could not continue to assist at their sittings, the Deputies who had been appointed Ministers having ceased to participate in the dis- cussions of the Chamber. M. Olozaga having, after much difficulty, obtained a hearing, said, that he would, at a later period, speak on the serious subject which then occupied public attention and that he would then only urge the Deputies to use their right of impeaching Ministers who had been wanting in their duties. He then proceeded to con- tend that the question before the House was not properly worded, when the President, interrupting him, said that M. Posada Herrera had forwarded to him another proposition in its stead, to the fol- lowing effect:— I call on Congress to declare, that Messrs. Olozaga, Can- tcro, anJ Luzuriaga, being subject to re-election, cannot sit as Deputies in Congress." M. Olozaga contested the legality of this mode of proceeding, but would admit the proposition with the amendment reserving their right to speak on matters which concern them personally." The pro- position thus amended was put to the vote, and referred to a committee by 79 to 75.- The Prime Minister then read a list of the-new Members of the Cabinet and the Royal Household, together with the following document:— "In the presence of the aforesaid Notary of the Kingdom, and of all the above-mentioned personages, her Majesty made the following solemn declaration In the evening of the 28th day of the last month Olozaga presented himself before me, aud proposed to me to sign a decree for the dissolution of the Cortes. I replied that I would not sign it for one reason amongst others, that these Cortes had declared me of age. Olozaga insisted I again refused to sign the said decree. I rose and proceeded towards the door, which is at the left hand side of my study. Olozaga anticipated me, and bolted this door. I then proceeded to the door opposite, when Olozaga again preceded me, and bolted that door. He then seized me by my robe, and obliged me to be seated. He then took my hand and compelled me to sign. Olozaga then withdrew, and I retired to my chamber.Haviug read the preceding de- claration her Majesty (continued the Minister) deigned to add the following Before he withdrew, Olozaga asked me to give my word not to tell any person what had passed. I replied that I would not promise him.' Her Majesty then invited all the persons present to proceed to her study and examine the place where the scene had taken place, which they did. I then placed this declaration in her Majesty's hand, and her Majesty, having assured me that this declara- tion was true and voluntary, signed it in the presence of the above-mentioned witnesses, after I had asked them whether they had perfectly comprehended the contents? when they answered in the affirmati ve. After this act had been con- cluded, her Majesty commanded that the persons present bhould withdraw, and that the Royal declaration shoulll be deposited in the archives of the Minister for Foreign Affaires, and, in order to give effect to it, I make the present testimony at Madrid, the ht of December, 1843. "GONZALES BRAVO." This communication was received with loud ap- plause, and cries of the Queen lor ever by the Moderados. The Minister added, that having ob- tained the confidence of her Majesty, he would en- deavour to preserve it at any cost, by defending the accuracy of her statement. He then handed the document to the President, and resumed his seat. M Olozaga next rose, and gave notice of • his intention to move that the Government should inform the Chamber of the means employed to bring about the downfall of the last Cabinet, and explain how an act authorised by any Ministry could have been promulgated." M. Gonzales Bravo replied that he would give the desired explanations, and the House adjourned.—The press of Madrid, with the sole exception of the Heralclo, was unanimous in defending Olozaga.—The festival of the Queen's majority passed off quietly, and the Bourse re- mained closed. The Packet-ship Rottinguer, arrived at Liver- pool on Wednesday last, has brought letters aud papers from New York to the 20th z!l ult. Congress was open on the 4th inst. It '.va.s expected that there would be some difficulty in foinimg the coin- mittees in consequence of the nnjoiity of new mem- bers. Public attention was fixed upon the opening of Congress, and much speculation existed as to the contents of the President's Message. Amongst other rumours, it is said that the President will take strong, if not belligerent ground against Great Britain on the Texas and Oregon questions. I he money-market has been very encouraging for par- ties engaged in speculations, especially in the stocks on the advance at the board of brokers, lii Canada the members of both houses of Parliament have waited on the Governor with an Address to the Queen, asking the selection of Montreal as the seat of government, which Sir Charles Metcalfe received for transmission to London. Advices from Buenos Ayres, under date Sept. the 15th, state that orders have been received by Com- modore Purvis, of the British squadron, not to interfere with the operations of the Buenos Ayrean squadron and that in consequence Admiral Brown, of the latter fleet, had given notice to the foreign authorities of his intention to blockade the port of Monte Video immediately. It was reported on the 15th that the blockade was in force, excluding pro- zD visions of all kinds.

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